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Tunisian man detained in Switzerland is brother of Marseille

AFP  |  Geneva 

The Tunisian man detained along with his wife by Swiss police is the brother of the assailant who fatally stabbed two young women in the French city Marseille earlier this month, police said today.

"The two individuals are a couple", Swiss federal police said in a statement on the arrests in Chiasso, near the Italian border. "The man is the brother of the presumed attacker in Marseille.

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First Published: Tue, October 10 2017. 21:57 IST